The Friends of Great Swamp NWR host a series of interesting, fun, and educational programs every month. Download the complete Calendar of Events for the current listings.
Paw Printindicates programs suitable for children
 
Jul
27
Thu
Invasive Species Control Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Help control invasive plant species. Volunteer work days on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays each month through September. Meet at Visitor Center.

Jul
29
Sat
Gardenkeepers Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us to work in the gardens. Volunteers Needed! Visitor Center.

Aug
10
Thu
Invasive Species Control Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Help control invasive plant species. Volunteer work days on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays each month through September. Meet at Visitor Center.

Aug
11
Fri
Refuge Ramble — Fall Wildflowers @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Paw PrintInformal guided walk at the Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center. Fall Wildflowers.

Aug
12
Sat
Volunteer Orientation @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 12 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn about volunteer opportunities at Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. Visitor Center.

Aug
13
Sun
Hummingbirds — Flying Jewels — Second Sunday with Friends @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Paw PrintJoin us as volunteer Dave Katz amazes us with all things hummingbird. Visitor Center.

Aug
18
Fri
Refuge Readers @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join us for a fun and lively discussion of Geese of Beaver Bog by Bernd Heinrich. Copies are available for loan. Visitor Center.

Aug
24
Thu
Invasive Species Control Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Help control invasive plant species. Volunteer work days on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays each month through September. Meet at Visitor Center.

Aug
26
Sat
Gardenkeepers Work Day @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us to work in the gardens. Volunteers Needed! Visitor Center.

Target Archery Open Shoot @ Visitor Center, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – Aug 30 @ 2:30 pm

No registration necessary. Certified instructors. Ages 10 and up. Visitor Center.